Jamaica's Gina Hargitay was outstanding and made it to the top 10, but it was Megan Young from The Philippines who was crowned Miss World 2013 after outpacing 126 other contestants at a glittering ceremony held at the Bali International Convention Centre in Indonesia yesterday.
Miss France, Marine Lorphelin, was named runner-up, while Miss Ghana, Carranzar Naa Okailey Shooter, came third in the contest.
The top-five finalists at this year's 63rd edition of Miss World beauty pageant were Miss Philippines, Miss Brazil, Miss France, Miss Ghana, and Miss Spain.
Young looked gorgeous in a floor-length mermaid-style skin-colour gown as she was crowned.
The 23-year-old Filipino beauty is currently studying digital film-making. She has worked in films, television shows and as a presenter, and wants to become a director in the future.
In the final round, the top six were asked to explain why they deserved to win the Miss World crown, to which Young said: "I will use my core values in my understanding, not only helping others but to show other people how they can understand others, and together as one we shall help society."
Beauty with a Purpose - Ishani Shrestha, Nepal
Talent - Vania Larissa, Indonesia
Sportswoman - Jacqueline Steenbeek, The Netherlands
Multimedia - Navneet Kaur Dhillon, India
Beach Fashion - Sancler Frantz, Brazil
Top Model - Megan Young, Philippines
People Champion - Maroua Kharbouch, Gibraltar